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Neurodegenerative disease

Cut to the chase

A family of enzymes called caspases — best known for their involvement in programmed cell death — now seems to be pivotal in the progression of two neurodegenerative diseases.

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Ellerby, L., Orr, H. Cut to the chase. Nature 442, 641–642 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/442641a

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